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Tommy Cooper
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Born in Caerphilly, South Wales
Born on 19th of March 1921
Died on 16th of April 1984

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Born 1921. Died 1984 - Welsh comic.

Interested in magic tricks as a child. Began performing with Combined Services Entertainment in Middle East during WWII. Began wearing his trademark headgear, a red fez. Developed his act in clubs and music halls basing it on performing complicated tricks ineptly. Had his own television series in the 1950s, It’s Magic. Died during live transmission of the television show Live From Her Majesty’s.

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